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St Ives Surf School

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Address: Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR261JZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1736 793938
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Description: Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall. Surf, SUP, Kayak and...
Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall. Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering activities in a fun, safe and friendly environment.
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Highly recommend - kids loved it!

Booked two teenagers in for 3 lessons each as a surprise. They'd never surfed before and were excited when they knew what was in store. By the end of the first lesson they were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Booked two teenagers in for 3 lessons each as a surprise. They'd never surfed before and were excited when they knew what was in store. By the end of the first lesson they were actually able to stand on the board and by their last lesson were riding the waves! We're regular visitors to St Ives and I just wish... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We have stayed in St Ives for several years now and the surf school continues to perform excellently. My son is very keen. He has been surfing for three years now and with thanks to St Ives surf school has continued to improve. He says - 'The instructors are kind, helpful and understanding. They will help to improve your technique... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My daughter and I had a SUP lesson with the very kind and experienced Jackamo - we had a great time, learnt loads, saw seals and the company was inspiring. Top marks 😋

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The family and I booked a group surf lesson the day before and the guys were great: really friendly snd accommodating and also reassuring when some were afraid of the big waves. The group size was perfect and we had a good laugh with the instructors who were great teachers and great with the kids and adults! Not pushy, not... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

In 37 years I've never so much as held a surfboard. I also have absolutely no natural balance and am pretty clumsy. However, within two hours St Ives Surf School had me standing up catching waves. We did a beginners' lesson with our eight year old daughter on one of the roughest/windiest days of the year. We actually had to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My boys aged 9 & 7 loved their surf lesson whilst on holiday. The instructors were very friendly and took great care to make sure that everyone knew what they were doing and were safe. Unfortunately I couldn't surf myself as my youngest is under 8, but still had a great time in the sea with him helping him "catch... More 

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Durham
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Yet again another fantastic way to spend two hours, great fun and a feeling of being safe with the excellent instructors. Well worth it.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Our 9 year old has wanted to surf for a couple of years now....he totally enjoyed it, as part of a small group well tought and well informed Instructor Matt our son loved it so much that we are booking next year also... So thank you

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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Thanks for an awesome lesson. Such fun with the surfing. The instructors are very knowledgeable and helpful, I wasn't nervous at all and loved the experience.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great fun for kids (aged11). Price all in (loan of wettie, beach shoes). Good preparation of session, went through safety etc. Standing up on board and surfing by end of lesson. Cool, patient instructors; would highly recommend.

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